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“Great for children.” 5 of 5 stars
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La Fattoria dei Nonni
C.da Renazzi, 95047 Paterno, Sicily, Italy   |  
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Ranked #1 of 3 Paterno B&B and Inns
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“Great for children.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013

Lovely place, surrounded by orchards and fields. Pool with shallow part for young children, small play area with slides and swings, close to the breakfast and dining area. Excellent food and very helpful staff. Franco even prepared an early breakfast on the day we had to leave.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

A nice place to start or end your holiday in Sicily (flying from Catania; about half an hour drive from the airport). A lovely spot. We started our roundtrip in Sicily in this agriturismo-like surroundings. We had a small house which consists of a bedroom and a bathroom. Our girls loved it! The swimming pool has two parts; one part for the kids, one part for the grown-ups. Next to the swimming pool is a playground. Our host Elvira just did about everything to make our stay enjoyable. She arranged breakfast, came up with freshly picked fruits, cooked our dinner with ingredients from the garden, and brought a warm good night milk to our house for our youngest. Our eldest daughter kept on asking when leaving this spot, whether we would return to the "Sicily house." What I didn't like so much is the surroundings of this location. Paterno is not really a must-see; and the garbage problem makes the surrounding landscape dirty. It is a pity that local government doesn't succeed in solving this problem; some parts of Sicily would be so much nicer without this dirt in the streets.

Stayed June 2013, traveled with family
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2012

I am almost loathe to write a review, because I do not want this place to be flooded by people, but Franco deserves it. You could not meet a kinder, more genuine host. Everything was absolutely brilliant, the home cooked (and home grown) food, the wine picked up in town, the views, the pool, the atmosphere and to cap it all, Franco who would give impromptu cooking lessons, whisk us off to get ice creams, surprise us with gifts. Sicilian generosity unparallelled and in one of the most beautiful settings around. Fantastic rustic cottages built out lava, and so much more than we were hoping for. Fantastic.

  • Stayed September 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Address: C.da Renazzi, 95047 Paterno, Sicily, Italy
Location: Italy > Sicily > Province of Catania > Paterno
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Swimming Pool Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 3 B&Bs / Inns in Paterno
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 7
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
La Fattoria dei Nonni is much more then a traditional "Agriturismo". It's situated in the typical green Sicilian countryside and by reflecting the surrounding atmosphere it treats you to an intense holiday full of relax, culture and traditions.We have 7 rooms, with 2, 3, 4 or 5 beds. The rooms, placed among orange, olive and fig trees, have walls made of lava stones. They are built with respect for the environment and local traditions.At Fattoria dei Nonni you can enjoy the traditional Sicilian kitchen (ca €30 pp), with authentic products of the farm.A green and cool setting of plants and flowers wraps up the swimming pool, partially less deep for children.La vita è bella a La Fattoria dei Nonni !! ... more   less 
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